Manager, Strategy and Operations, Cell Therapy

Celgene, NJ, United States
Sep 23, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global Biopharma company committed to a single mission: to discover, develop, and deliver innovative medicines focused on helping millions of patients around the world in disease areas such as oncology, cardiovascular, immunoscience and fibrosis.

Join us and make a difference. We hire the best people and provide them with a work environment that places a premium on diversity, integrity, collaboration and personal development. Through a culture of inclusion, we create a better, more productive work environment. We believe that the diverse experiences and perspectives of all our employees help to drive innovation and transformative business results.

The Manager, Strategy & Operations for the Cell Therapy Franchise will support a variety of strategic, operational, and organizational matters.

Role Responsibilities:

In partnership with the Head of Strategy & Operations, this role is accountable for:
  • Managing projects of varying complexity
  • Developing and maintaining detailed work plans on key initiatives, which include identification of project tasks, clear milestones, assignment of work project responsibilities, schedules, plans, and status reports
  • Work in partnership with Commercial, Medical Affairs, and other groups to develop, gain approval, and execute on global strategies
  • Develops agendas and manages key meetings to ensure important decisions and actions items are fully addressed
  • Serves as a member of sub-teams to assure that franchise initiatives are completed on time
  • Develop presentations related to strategy, status, critical path activity timing, resources required, and related issues and / or risks, and communicate internally and to external partners as appropriate
  • Partners across the Cell Therapy Franchise to maintain up-to-date project document library using SharePoint
  • Ensures content on SharePoint is readily available and supports uninterrupted use of team sites
  • Create and maintain tools for internal and external communication about project goals and progress (i.e. dashboards)
  • Facilitate sharing of best practices throughout the Cell Therapy Franchise:
    • Assure project coordination and communication with team in the deployment and execution process of department initiatives
    • Continuous improvement initiatives to enable best tools are in use and being utilized to full capability
  • Assure that the BMS values are demonstrated in all aspects of the teamwork
  • Position could include significant participation in development of Project Management tools, templates, processes, working across various functions

Required Skills/Knowledge:
  • BA/BS required
  • 5+ years of experience in the healthcare industry
  • Knowledge of Content Management tools (i.e. SharePoint)
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills
  • Respond flexibly to changing project priorities and work assignments
  • Collaborative negotiation capabilities
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Knowledge of drug development process
  • Knowledge of information technology and systems/tools
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to develop an internal network
  • Demonstrated ability to earn the trust of team members and management
  • Operational experience with strong business acumen

Preferred Skills/Knowledge:
  • MBA/graduate degree preferred

Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.